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Yoga entrepreneur says 'pause button' is key to business success
The leap from teacher to entrepreneur at times feels daunting. Understanding mindfulness and other cultures helps.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

Nigeria: Akwa Ibom Ranks Highest in HIV Prevalence Rate in Nigeria
[Premium Times] The Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Over 40 Killed in Attack on Two Mosques in New Zealand
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days." One man was arrested and charged with murder in what appeared to be a carefully planned racist attack. Police also defused explosive devices in a car. Two other people were being held in custody and police said they were trying to determine how they might be involved. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the events in Christchurch represented "an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence,"...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 15, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Source Type: news

Africa: 'Exciting' News in Fight Against Drug-Resistant TB
[allAfrica] Cape Town -In an important step in the fight against strains of tuberculosis which resist conventional treatments, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to review urgently a new drug for approval.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UNISON urges vigilance as new minimum wages rates are due
The new national minimum wage rates are set to rise from 1 April – and two decades after UNISON was instrumental in the creation of the wage, the union is urging activists to make sure that employers are paying what they should be. James Anthony, a nurse from Birmingham and chair of the union’s national policy committee said: “Twenty years after it first came in, UNISON remains committed to enforcing the national minimum wage rate for all workers. “Local stewards will no doubt be checking that employers are compliant. The next step we want to see is a move to a £10 an hour living wage regardless of you...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News living wage national minimum wage pay Source Type: news

Malawi: Dedza Shocks Stakeholders With Increased Cases of Kidney Failure
[Nyasa Times] Out of at least 12 patients with kidney failure that Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) recruits every month, six come from Dedza alone, a development which has worried stakeholders in the district.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Manganese and Parkinson's: Mechanism may explain link
New research discovers a mechanism that may explain why exposure to manganese induces Parkinson's symptoms. The findings may aid diagnosis and treatment.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Ebola Centre Attacks Could Force Retreat Against the Deadly Disease, Warns UN Health Chief
[UN News] Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the north-east of the country, the head of the UN health agency said on Thursday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Novel Program Improves Chronic Pain, Stops Opioid Use Novel Program Improves Chronic Pain, Stops Opioid Use
Chronic pain patients who participated in a program that incorporates exercise, education, and counseling showed significant improvement in functional ability, pain scores, and cessation of opioids.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

UNISON says Spring Statement housing proposals don ’ t go far enough
UNISON has welcomed the proposals contained in this week’s Spring Statement to increase housing supply, but warns that they do not go far enough to address the scale of the housing crisis. The key proposals are aimed at boosting housing supply to ensure that the government meets its target of 300,000 new homes by the mid 2020s. They include: £717m from the Housing Infrastructure Fund to deliver 37,000 homes in West London, Cheshire, Didcot and Cambridge; plans to use £3bn to re-establish the Affordable Homes Guarantee Scheme. That scheme – introduced by the coalition government but abolished in 2015 – will he...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News community housing spring statement Source Type: news

AHA News: Two Young Moms Bond Over Heart Failure, Transplant Experiences
Title: AHA News: Two Young Moms Bond Over Heart Failure, Transplant ExperiencesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does eating mushrooms protect brain health?
Mushrooms are tasty and nutritious, but can they protect the brain from cognitive decline? That is what researchers from Singapore aim to find out.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Kenya: Exposed - Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Cancer Still on Sale in City Chemists
[Nairobi News] Daily hypertensive drugs linked to cancer are still being dispensed in chemists with no warning to the public, the Nation has learnt.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Coming to Nairobi Soon - Bank Where You Can Donate Your Breast Milk
[Nairobi News] Pumwani Maternity Hospital will be the first facility in East Africa to have a state-of-the-art public human milk bank.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Woman Gives Birth at Uhuru Park After Being Kicked Out Over Rent
[Nairobi News] With her house locked by the landlord due to rent arrears, Ms Rebecca Atieno had no other option but to seek refuge at Uhuru Park.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 15, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: 1.9 Million Nigerians Living With HIV - NACA Boss
[Premium Times] The Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) indicates that about 1.9 million Nigerians are currently living with the disease, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has said.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: State Improves On HIV Ranking, Now Fourth Worst Hit
[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says Nigeria has moved to the fourth position among countries worst hit by the HIV epidemic.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Buhari Unveils Nigeria's Aids Indicator, Impact Survey Results
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja formally unveiled the findings of the 2018 Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS).
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Why Are 18 Nigerians Dying of Tuberculosis Every Hour?
[Premium Times] At least 18 Nigerians die from Tuberculosis (TB) every hour, a TB expert, Lovett Lawson, has said.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: About 18 Die of Tuberculosis Every Hour - Expert
[Premium Times] At least 18 Nigerians die from Tuberculosis (TB) every hour, a TB expert, Lovett Lawson, has said.
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Battles $10bn Annual Infrastructure Deficit in Health Sector
[Premium Times] The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Abdullahi Mashi, said that the country's health sector has an annual deficit running into about $10 billion (N3.06 trillion), in infrastructure gap.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

U.N. Warns of Millions of Premature Deaths by 2050 Due to Environmental Damage U.N. Warns of Millions of Premature Deaths by 2050 Due to Environmental Damage
Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Free Tampons in Schools Not Enough to End Period Poverty - British Charities Free Tampons in Schools Not Enough to End Period Poverty - British Charities
Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancies Tied to Breast Cancer Odds for High-Risk Women Pregnancies Tied to Breast Cancer Odds for High-Risk Women
Having more than one pregnancy has long been linked to lower odds of breast cancer, and a new study suggests that may hold true even for some women with genetic mutations that put them at high risk for these malignancies.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

NAEMT and Sepsis Alliance Announce Results of National Sepsis Survey
In a recent national survey of more than 1,300 EMS providers, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) in association with the Sepsis Alliance found that although nearly all respondents (98%) consider sepsis a medical emergency, only about half (51%) feel very confident in their ability to recognize symptoms of sepsis—the body’s life-threatening response to an infection. Each year, about 1.7 million people in the United States are diagnosed with sepsis, with 270,000 dying, making sepsis a priority public health issue. This is reflected in the 83% of respondents who say that they’ve seen sepsi...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 15, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

African mothers 50 times more likely to die after c-section than moms in rich countries, study says
The maternal mortality rate in African countries was "substantially higher than expected": 5.43 deaths per 1,000 operations, compared with 0.1 deaths per 1,000 operations in the UK. Similarly, 1 in 6 African women experienced complications during cesarean surgery, three times the rate of women in the United States.
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Shows Green Tea May Help Battle Obesity
BOSTON (CBS) – Green tea has been touted for its potential health benefits, and now a new study from Ohio State University finds that green tea may help fight obesity. Researchers found that mice fed a diet of 2 percent green tea extract gained about 20 percent less weight and had lower insulin resistance and less inflammation than mice fed the same diet without green tea. They also found the mice on the green tea had healthier gut bacteria, which may be responsible for the lower risk of obesity. Now, before you run out and brew a cup of green tea, the mice were fed the equivalent of 10 cups of green tea a day. And r...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Green Tea Obesity Source Type: news

Relative Risk for Alzheimer Disease Is Multigenerational Relative Risk for Alzheimer Disease Is Multigenerational
Going beyond first-degree relatives to include grandparents, cousins, and other distant family members may provide a clearer picture of an individual ' s risk for Alzheimer disease, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

OHSU's president 'surprised' by Providence heart transplant announcement
Dr. Danny Jacobs said he hadn't heard the news until Providence's public announcement on Thursday, even though both hospitals were in talks about a collaboration.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

8 Signs of sugar addiction... and tips to control your sweet tooth
(Natural News) Humans are naturally wired to crave sugar because it plays an important role in survival. During ancient times, sugar was mostly available in the summertime. People during those times would indulge in it to store excess calories in the form of body fat to survive through the cold winter seasons. Today, however, sugar...
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Age of Onset of Diabetes and Its Comparison with Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetic Retinopathy in a Rural Population of India
Conclusion: Control of risk factors in people with younger age of onset of diabetes may reduce both the prevalence and impact of retinopathy in rural populations.Ophthalmic Res
Source: Ophthalmic Research - March 14, 2019 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research

Medical News Today: What to do for healthy teeth and gums
The best practices for healthy teeth and gums include regular brushing, flossing, and avoiding certain types of food and beverage. Learn more about what to do for healthy teeth and gums here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

The UK is sleepwalking towards a disastrous no-deal Brexit, says UNISON
Commenting on today’s votes in Parliament (Thursday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The UK is sleepwalking towards a disastrous no-deal Brexit. “Unless MPs can get their act together quickly, the country will fall off a cliff and there’ll be no coming back. “It’s time for those politicians who genuinely want to reach a deal to come together and defend jobs, wages, public services and peace in Northern Ireland. “That has to include a customs union and a close relationship with the EU, not the no-deal Brexit favoured by the hardliners on the Tory backbenches.” Notes to editors: – UNISON i...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 14, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Liz Chinchen Tags: News Press release dave prentis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about heat rash in babies
Babies are more likely to get heat rash than adults. In this article, we look at why babies get heat rash, different types of rash, and how a caregiver can prevent heat rash in a baby.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Drones Expected to Deliver Defibrillators in 2020
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Drone company Flirty has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct drone delivery flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS), allowing for drones to deliver defibrillators to heart attack victims so treatment can begin before paramedics arrive. The new approval enables Flirtey to conduct drone delivery operations with a pilot controlling the flights from a remote location. Beginning in 2020, when 911 is called about a heart attack victim, a dispatcher will send an ambulance while talking through how to use a defibrillator delivered by a drone faster than paramedics can get t...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 14, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care Operations Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Missed Despite ' Red Flag ' of Spinal Fracture Osteoporosis Missed Despite ' Red Flag ' of Spinal Fracture
In the year after an ER visit for a spinal compression fracture,"recognition and treatment of osteoporosis...remained dismal," researchers report.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Response to PHQ Item May Predict Suicide Risk Among Patients With Psychosis
Answers to a specific questionnaire item about thoughts of self-harm strongly predicted which patients with a psychotic disorder would attempt suicide in the next 90 days, according to astudy in the MarchPsychiatric Services.Suicidal behavior is especially common among individuals with psychotic disorders: 1 in 20 die by suicide and more than 1 in 4 attempt suicide at some point, wrote Gregory E. Simon, M.D., M.P.H., of the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, and colleagues. “Our findings indicate that individuals with psychotic disorders provide clinically useful responses to simple self-report quest...
Source: Psychiatr News - March 14, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gregory Simon PHQ-9 Psychiatric Services suicidal ideation suicide attempt suicide prediction Source Type: research

Medical News Today: What causes recurrent cold sores?
Many people have cold sores throughout their lives, but some factors can make it easier for them to recur. Learn about why cold sores recur here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

EMS Strong Announces 'Beyond the Call' Campaign Theme
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), in partnership with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), is proud to announce this year’s EMS STRONG campaign theme: BEYOND THE CALL. The annual EMS STRONG campaign provides opportunities to recognize the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) community, enhance and strengthen the profession on a national level and expand and celebrate National EMS Week, May 19-25, 2019. The campaign brings together key organizations, media partners and corporate sponsors that are committed to recognizing and fortifying the EMS community, commending recent ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 14, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS Strong (press release) Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

U.S. Proposes Stricter Curbs on E-Cigarette Sales U.S. Proposes Stricter Curbs on E-Cigarette Sales
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday released formal plans to curb the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and slow a surge in teenage use of the popular nicotine devices.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

FAST-MAG: Higher BMI Linked to Better Post-Stroke Survival FAST-MAG: Higher BMI Linked to Better Post-Stroke Survival
Although obesity is a risk factor for stroke, paradoxically, higher body mass index may be associated with better survival rates after stroke, a large study suggests.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New PTSD blood test could aid prevention and treatment
A groundbreaking new blood test for genetic biomarkers of PTSD could improve accuracy of diagnosis, precision of treatment, and prediction of future risk.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: New drug may prevent recurrence
New research in mice identifies a compound that significantly improves ovarian cancer survival by targeting stem-like cancer cells.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ovarian Cancer Source Type: news

4-Year-Old Boy, Grandparents Survive Illinois Plane Crash
WATERLOO, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy and his grandparents were rescued after their small plane crashed in southern Illinois. The fixed-wing, single-engine Piper PA-32 was traveling from Mobile, Alabama, when it went down Tuesday in rural Monroe County on its way to St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, Illinois. The plane, piloted by 62-year-old Michael Stodard of Fairhope, Alabama, crashed into the yard of Waterloo police officer Trin Daws. The officer says he and another man broke the plane's windows with a fire extinguisher and pulled the boy out. Sheriff's Maj. Jim Lansing says the boy, his grandmo...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 14, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

23andMe Offers Customers New Diabetes Risk Score 23andMe Offers Customers New Diabetes Risk Score
The personal genetics company has collaborated with artificial intelligence platform Lark Health to push diabetes prevention to customers of its Health& Ancestry service.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Aerie wins FDA nod for second glaucoma drug
Aerie Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:AERI) said this week that the FDA approved the company’s once-daily eye drop Rocklatan for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure in people with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The Durham, N.C.-based company’s product is a fixed-dose combination of latanoprost and netarsudil – the active ingredient in Aerie’s first drug, Rhopressa. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Aerie wins FDA nod for second glaucoma drug appeared first on MassDevice.
Source: Mass Device - March 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Optical/Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Aerie Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Austin Package Bomb 911 Calls Released
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Recordings of several 911 calls made after a series of deadly package bombings in Austin last year show the chaos and panic that gripped the city. JEMS: Package Bomb Explodes at Texas Shipping Center In one 911 call after the first bomb detonated March 2, 2018, relatives, neighbors and first responders struggled to discern what happened after a packaged exploded in the hands of Anthony Stephan House, 39. "I don't know what is going on," a 911 caller reported. "My neighbor, something exploded. There is blood everywhere. We need an ambulance immediately." House, the father of an 8-y...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 14, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could green tea help fight obesity?
A new study finds more evidence of the health benefits of consuming green tea. The authors conclude that it might reduce the risk of obesity.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

AHA News: Black Woman in Their 50s Face Especially High Stroke Risk
THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Black women in their 50s may have more than triple the risk of stroke compared to white women of the same age, according to a new study that also found a healthy lifestyle could help curb...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 14, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA News: Two Young Moms Bond Over Heart Failure, Transplant Experiences
THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Sarah Bradley ' s second pregnancy was uneventful until 30 weeks, when she found herself swollen, breathless and unusually fatigued. When her chest and left side also began to hurt a few...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 14, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news